LIFE'S HEALTHIER AT THE VILLAGE

Healthy Party Treats for Tailgating

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By Jamie Miller, Registered Dietitian, Village Health Clubs & Spas Fall is quickly approaching, and that means one thing — football season is here! Whether you’re a loyal football fan, or don’t know a thing about the game, everyone loves the tasty dishes served up at a football tailgate. If being healthy this fall is… Continue reading Healthy Party Treats for Tailgating

Hydration Enhancers for Better Health

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We all know that being well hydrated is good for your overall health, especially when in a warm, dry climate like Arizona. But how much water does your body need? Is water alone enough to stay hydrated if you sweat more than normal? Are electrolytes needed to replenish our bodies? Village Clubs Dietitian, Jamie Miller,… Continue reading Hydration Enhancers for Better Health

Foods to Naturally Boost Your Mood

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. While millions of Americans suffer from depression, anxiety, and countless other mental disorders, there are powerful tools that we don’t utilize nearly enough in treatment and prevention – food and nutrition. Natural mood enhancers in the form of food choices can boost four different “happy hormones” to help regulate… Continue reading Foods to Naturally Boost Your Mood

Beauty Boosting Foods

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Many individuals are willing to pay a high price tag for the latest serums, creams, and cosmetics all in hopes to improve our appearance. But did you know that what you eat also can transform what you see in the mirror? Proper nutrition supports the health of your hair, skin, and nails to make you… Continue reading Beauty Boosting Foods

Tips to Help Your Kids Eat Healthier

How can you help your kids eat healthier? A large part of healthy kid nutrition is related to adequate levels of physical activity   Kids who are active do a better job making healthier food choices when compared to non-active or less-active kids. This is the same phenomenon observed in adults – active adults tend… Continue reading Tips to Help Your Kids Eat Healthier

Your Summertime Reboot: The Healthy Way

We’ve all had to adjust to our new routines lately, while still challenging ourselves to exercise regularly and eat healthy. With summertime right around the corner, many feel the desire to reset and detox going into the new season. Read on to learn some healthy tips!    

Chilled Snacks To Stay Fit 

Rising temperatures can only mean one thing, summertime is coming! With increased heat advisories paired with a disruption in our normal routines, it is especially important that we make sure to reach for healthy, chilled snacks.

Nutritious Frozen Treats

With warm weather approaching it’s time for more relaxed schedules and family fun. These often lead to treating yourself and your family to a special sweet treat every now and then! Especially in the warm weather, we tend to crave something cold and creamy. But the next time the heat makes you want to reach… Continue reading Nutritious Frozen Treats

Your New Year’s Reboot: The Healthy Way

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Often times, a new year brings a desire to detox from all our holiday indulgences and drop some unwanted pounds. But we all know that lofty New Year’s resolutions rarely adhere to the long term. So, what’s the key to starting the year off on a healthy foot in 2020? Read on to learn some… Continue reading Your New Year’s Reboot: The Healthy Way

Healthy Frozen Treats

Summer equates to a time of more relaxed schedules, vacation getaways, and fun. These often lead to  treating yourself and your family to a special sweet treat every now and then! Especially in the warm weather, we tend crave something cold and creamy. But the next time the summer heat makes you want to reach… Continue reading Healthy Frozen Treats